Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 62 82
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20 +28
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1,533 1,325 1,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.04% 4.55% 3.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.91% 20.70% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,375 1,150 907
South East median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,850
England median annual salary £38,159 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.60% - +6.67%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,331 6,400 5,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.88% 21.98% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6,176 5,388 4,499
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +1.96%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +10 559 £40,000 - 146
Surrey +12 368 £32,500 -13.33% 83
Hampshire +48 313 £34,750 +6.92% 68
Berkshire -14 279 £40,000 - 53
Buckinghamshire +7 143 £40,000 - 42
Oxfordshire +55 137 £40,000 -5.88% 52
West Sussex +24 104 £45,000 +40.63% 24
Kent +13 98 £32,500 +0.78% 38
East Sussex +62 73 £31,000 -19.48% 26
Middlesex - 12 £60,000 -
Sussex +9 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Isle of Wight - 1 £40,000 -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 1,031 (67.25%) Windows
2 971 (63.34%) Microsoft
3 817 (53.29%) Active Directory
4 627 (40.90%) Azure
5 560 (36.53%) Windows Server
6 442 (28.83%) VMware
7 438 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 403 (26.29%) Microsoft Office
9 342 (22.31%) MS Exchange
10 326 (21.27%) ITIL
11 324 (21.14%) Hyper-V
12 305 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 293 (19.11%) Windows 7
14 268 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 260 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 244 (15.92%) Firewall
17 241 (15.72%) Cisco
18 217 (14.16%) SharePoint
19 215 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
20 211 (13.76%) Citrix
21 197 (12.85%) TCP/IP
22 186 (12.13%) PowerShell
23 177 (11.55%) DNS
24 174 (11.35%) DHCP
25 162 (10.57%) SLA
26 157 (10.24%) SQL Server
27 153 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
28 152 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
29 147 (9.59%) SQL
30 143 (9.33%) AWS

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 342 (22.31%) MS Exchange
2 217 (14.16%) SharePoint
3 101 (6.59%) Skype for Business
4 83 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 73 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (2.02%) IIS
7 20 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.52%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.26%) CMS
11 4 (0.26%) Confluence
12 3 (0.20%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.13%) nginx
13 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.13%) WordPress
14 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.065%) IBM Connections
14 1 (0.065%) SAS
Applications
1 403 (26.29%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.065%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 36 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.20%) SAP MDG
6 3 (0.20%) Workfront
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.065%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 627 (40.90%) Azure
2 143 (9.33%) AWS
3 80 (5.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 70 (4.57%) Power Platform
5 63 (4.11%) IaaS
6 59 (3.85%) OneDrive
7 50 (3.26%) PowerApps
8 45 (2.94%) PaaS
9 43 (2.80%) SaaS
10 36 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (1.11%) GCP
12 16 (1.04%) G Suite
13 14 (0.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 14 (0.91%) iPaaS
13 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Flow
14 13 (0.85%) Mimecast
15 12 (0.78%) Azure Functions
15 12 (0.78%) Serverless
16 11 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 244 (15.92%) Firewall
2 197 (12.85%) TCP/IP
3 177 (11.55%) DNS
4 174 (11.35%) DHCP
5 142 (9.26%) WAN
6 126 (8.22%) LAN
7 112 (7.31%) SAN
8 100 (6.52%) Skype
9 98 (6.39%) VPN
10 94 (6.13%) VoIP
11 51 (3.33%) Wireless
12 49 (3.20%) VLAN
13 42 (2.74%) Internet
14 41 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
15 39 (2.54%) Unified Communications
16 36 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
17 32 (2.09%) NAS
18 29 (1.89%) Network Security
19 26 (1.70%) SMTP
20 23 (1.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.87%) Power BI
3 24 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (0.65%) Big Data
9 7 (0.46%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.33%) Redis
12 4 (0.26%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.20%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (0.20%) DB2
13 3 (0.20%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
2 22 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 12 (0.78%) JIRA
6 9 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.33%) MSI
8 5 (0.33%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.26%) Bugzilla
9 4 (0.26%) GitLab
9 4 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.26%) MSTest
9 4 (0.26%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.26%) TestDirector
10 3 (0.20%) Bower
10 3 (0.20%) gulp
10 3 (0.20%) LSMW
10 3 (0.20%) Yeoman
General
1 85 (5.54%) Finance
2 38 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 28 (1.83%) Law
4 22 (1.44%) Legal
5 21 (1.37%) Public Sector
6 19 (1.24%) Marketing
7 14 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 14 (0.91%) Retail
8 9 (0.59%) Advertising
9 8 (0.52%) Banking
10 5 (0.33%) Fire and Rescue
10 5 (0.33%) Games
11 4 (0.26%) Czech Language
11 4 (0.26%) Publishing
12 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.20%) Local Government
13 2 (0.13%) Billing
13 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 320 (20.87%) Support Engineer
2 288 (18.79%) Analyst
3 258 (16.83%) IT Support
4 222 (14.48%) IT Engineer
5 191 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 135 (8.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 132 (8.61%) Support Analyst
8 126 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
9 98 (6.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 95 (6.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 92 (6.00%) Consultant
12 91 (5.94%) IT Analyst
13 80 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 80 (5.22%) IT Manager
14 77 (5.02%) Service Analyst
15 71 (4.63%) Office 365 Engineer
15 71 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
16 68 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 67 (4.37%) IT Support Analyst
18 66 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.02%) .NET
2 24 (1.57%) HTML
3 19 (1.24%) Web Services
4 17 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 16 (1.04%) CSS
6 14 (0.91%) Middleware
7 13 (0.85%) jQuery
8 10 (0.65%) JSON
9 9 (0.59%) XML
10 7 (0.46%) AngularJS
10 7 (0.46%) LDAP
11 6 (0.39%) MAPI
12 4 (0.26%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.26%) 802.1X
12 4 (0.26%) ASP.NET Core
12 4 (0.26%) HTML5
12 4 (0.26%) Node.js
13 3 (0.20%) Aurelia
13 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Graph
13 3 (0.20%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 82 (5.35%) Data Centre
2 81 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 75 (4.89%) Driving Licence
4 59 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
7 28 (1.83%) User Experience
8 26 (1.70%) Public Cloud
9 23 (1.50%) Private Cloud
10 22 (1.44%) Smartphone
11 18 (1.17%) Blackberry
12 17 (1.11%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.65%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.59%) CMDB
15 9 (0.59%) FMCG
15 9 (0.59%) Social Media
16 8 (0.52%) Clustering
17 7 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
17 7 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,031 (67.25%) Windows
2 560 (36.53%) Windows Server
3 438 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 293 (19.11%) Windows 7
5 268 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 153 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 94 (6.13%) Linux
8 79 (5.15%) Windows 8
9 32 (2.09%) Windows XP
10 28 (1.83%) Mac OS
11 26 (1.70%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (1.37%) Android
13 18 (1.17%) Windows 2000
14 13 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.65%) CentOS
16 9 (0.59%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.46%) VMS
18 5 (0.33%) Unix
19 2 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (21.27%) ITIL
2 260 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 152 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
4 112 (7.31%) Migration
5 98 (6.39%) Project Management
6 91 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (5.61%) DevOps
8 85 (5.54%) CRM
9 80 (5.22%) Mentoring
10 64 (4.17%) Service Management
11 59 (3.85%) Service Delivery
12 57 (3.72%) Project Delivery
13 56 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
14 55 (3.59%) Information Security
14 55 (3.59%) Time Management
15 54 (3.52%) Presales
16 46 (3.00%) Problem Management
17 39 (2.54%) Change Management
18 38 (2.48%) Cybersecurity
18 38 (2.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 186 (12.13%) PowerShell
2 147 (9.59%) SQL
3 26 (1.70%) JavaScript
4 19 (1.24%) C#
5 17 (1.11%) C
6 9 (0.59%) Bash Shell
7 7 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.26%) COBOL
8 4 (0.26%) R
8 4 (0.26%) RPG
9 3 (0.20%) ABAP
9 3 (0.20%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.13%) PHP
10 2 (0.13%) Python
10 2 (0.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.13%) VBScript
11 1 (0.065%) Perl
11 1 (0.065%) VB
11 1 (0.065%) VBA
Qualifications
1 215 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 132 (8.61%) MCSE
3 86 (5.61%) Degree
4 73 (4.76%) MCSA
5 70 (4.57%) Security Cleared
6 59 (3.85%) MCP
7 48 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (2.80%) CCNA
9 36 (2.35%) SC Cleared
10 35 (2.28%) A+ Certification
11 24 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (1.57%) MCITP
12 21 (1.37%) DV Cleared
13 20 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (1.04%) DBS Check
14 16 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 15 (0.98%) CCNP
16 10 (0.65%) MCDST
17 9 (0.59%) HND
17 9 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (10.57%) SLA
2 43 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.44%) GDPR
4 15 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.59%) QA
6 9 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.39%) NCSC
9 4 (0.26%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.20%) NIST
11 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.13%) DICOM
11 2 (0.13%) PMO
11 2 (0.13%) RMADS
12 1 (0.065%) GxP
12 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 817 (53.29%) Active Directory
2 324 (21.14%) Hyper-V
3 305 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (2.87%) vSphere
5 35 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (1.89%) XenApp
7 25 (1.63%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (0.91%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.85%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.59%) vCloud
12 9 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (0.52%) Docker
14 7 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 7 (0.46%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.33%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.33%) Firmware
15 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 142 (9.26%) SCCM
2 129 (8.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (1.83%) Backup Exec
4 27 (1.76%) SCOM
5 22 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
6 18 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (0.91%) vCenter Server
8 12 (0.78%) Kubernetes
9 9 (0.59%) WSUS
10 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (0.46%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.39%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.33%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.26%) DameWare
14 4 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 971 (63.34%) Microsoft
2 442 (28.83%) VMware
3 241 (15.72%) Cisco
4 211 (13.76%) Citrix
5 92 (6.00%) HP
6 72 (4.70%) Veeam
7 54 (3.52%) Dell
8 42 (2.74%) Meraki
9 41 (2.67%) Google
10 29 (1.89%) Apple
10 29 (1.89%) Aruba
10 29 (1.89%) IBM
10 29 (1.89%) ServiceNow
10 29 (1.89%) Sophos
11 28 (1.83%) SolarWinds
12 25 (1.63%) Polycom
13 24 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (1.57%) SAP
14 20 (1.30%) MobileIron
15 19 (1.24%) Avaya